1000 GUINEAS 1931
The 118th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 1st May 1931 over the Rowley Mile, was Four Course (100/9), a bay filly by Tetratema out of Dinner, owned by the 4th Earl of Ellesmere. The winner won by a head in 1 minute 40 secs, with a length back to the third. A field of 20 runners contested the race which was worth £5,050 (Equivalent to £303,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FOUR COURSE Charlie Elliott Fred Darling 4th Earl of Ellesmere 100/9
LADY MARJORIE Gordon Richards Mr H Benson 4/1
LINDOS OJOS H Beasley Lady McCalmont 10/1
VOLUME R Dick Lord Astor 9/2
SUZE Harry Wragg Mr R Clark 6/1
CAROLA R A Jones Mrs Glerney 20/1
SHELL PARADE J Sirett Major Holliday 20/1
TURTLE SOUP M Beary HH Aga Khan 100/9
ATBARA C Ray Lt-Colonel Giles Loder 100/6
CASTLE GAY Joe Childs Dowager Lady Nunburnholme 100/6
ACQUIT H Jelliss Sir L Philipps 20/1
LUMINOUS R Perryman Mr A de Rothschild 66/1
MAID OF THE MARCHES Steve Donoghue Sir Victor Sassoon 66/1
LINKS TOR F Lane Mr Washington Singer 20/1
DICTUM J Brennan Lady B Smith 66/1
WINDYBRAE Freddie Fox Lord Woolavington 100/6
LADY OF THE EAST Brownie Carslake Mr J B Joel 66/1
TANTINE F Herve Mrs E Harmsworth 100/7
KINSWOMAN P Beasley   Mr Whitney 66/1
PISA Tommy Weston   Lord Derby 100/8
      Over Round 138%